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“Test-tube baby” is a slang term applied to a baby conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF), where an egg is fertilized with sperm outside of the body in a laboratory setting, and the resulting embryo is then transferred to a uterus.

This term originated in the mid 20th century, when the assisted reproductive technology (ART) was initially developed to treat infertility.

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Test-Tube Baby

“Test-tube baby” is a slang term applied to a baby conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF), where an egg is fertilized with sperm outside of the body in a laboratory setting, and the resulting embryo is then transferred to a uterus.

This term originated in the mid 20th century, when the assisted reproductive technology (ART) was initially developed to treat infertility.

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